BRANDED CONTENT: Spearheading the EV revolution in India

Jio-bp is a joint venture between Reliance Industries and BP PLC where both entities have married international expertise with local strengths to drive the future of mobility in India through multiple state-of-the-art solutions including EV charging.

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BRANDED CONTENT: Spearheading the EV revolution in India

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India’s No. 1 private sector company, owner of the world's largest refinery, and leader in telecom with over 400 million subscribers has joined hands with over a century old, Fortune ranked # 22 company, and owner of the Castrol lube brand bp Plc. Together, as form Reliance BP Mobility Limited, the entity plans to establish India's most expansive EV charging and battery swapping network.

Jio-bp pulse business (EV charging)

The Electric Mobility Business operates under the brand name Jio-bp pulse. The charging infrastructure is flexible enough to accommodate e2w, e3w, e4 wheelers, eSCV and e-buses. The design of the set-up ensures inclusivity across various electric vehicle categories. With an emphasis on customer experience, the key differentiator lies in pulse’s ability to offer fast charging and ease of usage.

With the fast chargers forming bulk of their countrywide network, Jio-bp pulse charging stations provides the convenience of quick charging to the EV customer. Moreover, customers can navigate seamlessly through the Jio-bp pulse Charge App, building a cashless hassle-free transaction facilitator. The company accepts all modes of payment — be it through net banking, credit cards, debit cards, UPI, and various digital wallets.

With over 4,500 operational charge points available across 40+ cities and arterial highways, Jio-bp pulse network is growing multifold year after year. Accelerating EV adoption in the fastest growing segment, car fleets, Jio-bp pulse has created and runs more than two dozens of country’s largest charging hubs.

With each of these hubs boasting over 100+ charging points and highest running up to 250+ charging points, these are a boon for some of country’s largest EV car fleet operators. Top-tier AC and DC fast chargers for rapid and efficient charging experiences are also available and the technology supporting the charging infrastructure can support a diverse range of charger types including CCS, GBT, and Type 2 for compatibility with all EVs.

Strategic placement of charging networks

Keeping in mind the typical usage patterns of EV users, the locations have been chosen carefully keeping customer convenience in focus. So, EV users will find the chargers at various locations such as malls, restaurants, hotels, commercial complexes, office premises, IT parks, highways, and retail outlets.

To ensure that customers wishing to avail EV charging services, a fully automated, charging station locator app informs customers about real-time charger availability, updates. Other features in the package include Auto Charge functionality, waiting time visibility, trip planning, and saver pack options for customers.

Sustainability

As a responsible organisation, Jio-bp pulse places sustainability at the forefront of its agenda, emphasizing its commitment to reducing carbon emissions and promoting environmental stewardship. Here we show you how sustainability is integrated into our operations.

Carbon Emissions Reduction: Jio-bp pulse aims to significantly reduce carbon emissions by promoting the adoption of electric mobility through its EV charging and battery swapping infrastructure. Electric vehicles produce lower or zero emissions compared to traditional combustion engine vehicles, contributing to cleaner air and mitigating climate change.

Environmental Stewardship: The venture prioritizes environmental stewardship by actively engaging in practices that minimize its ecological footprint. Jio-bp has started to source green electricity at its EV charging station in Bangalore. Sooner, all the EV charging station will have an access of renewable electricity thereby making an end-to-end green energy solutions for customers. By facilitating the transition to electric mobility, Jio-bp pulse contributes to preserving natural resources and reducing pollution levels, thereby safeguarding the environment for future generations.

Promotion of a Greener Future: Jio-bp pulse sees itself as a catalyst for building a greener future by driving the widespread adoption of electric mobility in India. By providing infrastructure and services that support electric vehicles, the venture helps pave the way for a transportation sector that is more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

Continuous Innovation and Eco-friendly Practices: The commitment to sustainability extends beyond the core services of EV charging and battery swapping. Jio-bp pulse actively seeks out innovative solutions and adopts eco-friendly practices throughout its business operations to minimize its environmental impact. This dedication to continuous improvement ensures that sustainability remains a guiding principle in all aspects of the venture's activities.

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